Inquiry into the Viability of the Victorian Thoroughbred/Standardbred Breeding Industries

Transcripts


24 October 2005

17 October 2005

  • Federation of Bloodstock Agents Australia Limited (PDF 79Kb, MSWord 109Kb)
  • Standardbred Breeders and Studmasters Association (PDF 79Kb, MSWord 108Kb)

22 August 2005

  • North East Thoroughbred Industry Alliance (PDF 61Kb, MSWord 87Kb)
  • Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (PDF 62Kb, MSWord 94Kb)
  • Marcus Oldham College (PDF 57Kb, MSWord 86Kb)
  • Sire Custodians Ltd. (PDF 86Kb, MSWord 110Kb)
  • Panglossian Urbanisme (PDF 50Kb, MSWord 76Kb)

15 August 2005

  • Harness Racing Victoria (PDF 125Kb, MSWord 160Kb)
  • Australian Harness Racing Council (PDF 70Kb, MSWord 103Kb)
  • William Inglis and Son Pty. Ltd. (PDF 71Kb, MSWord 100Kb)

1 August 2005

  • Competitive Edge (Revised) (PDF 71Kb, MSWord 95Kb)
  • Equine West (PDF 59Kb, MSWord 88Kb)
  • Australian Workers' Union (PDF 65Kb, MSWord 93Kb)

22 June 2005

20 June 2005

  • Racing Victoria Limited (PDF 137Kb, MSWord 159Kb)
  • Martin J. O'Connor & Partners (PDF 108Kb, MSWord 132Kb)
  • Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (PDF 122Kb, MSWord 142Kb)

Submissions


Copies of written submissions are available on request.

Submission Number

Name of Individual/Organisation

Date Received

1

Kisimul Farm

18 March 2005

2

Rangal Park Stud

12 April 2005

3

Wellington Shire Council

12 April 2005

4

Seven Creeks Estate Farm

27 April 2005

5

Victorian Wakeful Club Inc

28 April 2005

6

Australian Harness Racing Council Inc.

28 April 2005

7

Collingrove

28 April 2005

8

North East Thoroughbred Industry Alliance

29 April 2005

9

Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria Inc.

29 April 2005

10

Melton Shire Council

29 April 2005

11

Ms Maxine Fraser

29 April 2005

12

Mr. Peter Jenkins

2 May 2005

13

Mr. Graeme Kemp

3 May 2005

14

Victorian Square Trotters Association

3 May 2005

15

Thoroughbred Racehorse Owners' Association

4 May 2005

16

Racing Victoria Limited

23 May 2005

17

Equine West

8 June 2005

18

Yallambee Stud and Eliza Park

10 June 2005

19

Victorian Standardbred Breeders & Studmasters' Association Inc.

15 June 2005

20

Harness Racing Victoria

28 June 2005

21

Competitive Edge

6 July 2005

22

Animals Australia

8 July 2005

23

The Australian Workers' Union

28 July 2005

24

Sire Custodians Ltd

18 August 2005

25
Panglossian Urbanisme
24 August 2005
26
Department of Primary Industries
6 September 2005
27
Department of Justice
9 September 2005
28
Department of Education and Training
9 September 2005
29
Australian Harness Racing Council Inc.
19 September 2005
30
Australian Taxation Office
18 October 2005
31
Alabar Bloodstock
20 October 2005

Terms of Reference

The Governor in Council, under section 33(1)(b) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003 , requires the Economic Development Committee to inquire into and report to Parliament on the Viability of the Victorian Thoroughbred/Standardbred Breeding Industries with a particular regard to the following:

  1. the strength of the Victorian thoroughbred/standardbred breeding industries compared to other Australian states
  2. the role of overseas breeding interests and the influence that they are having on the Victorian industry
  3. the extent to which the Victorian industries are being integrated at a national and international level
  4. the extent to which the Victorian industries have adopted international best practice
  5. employment and investment opportunities and patterns with particular emphasis in regional Victoria
  6. the development of skills within the industries.

This will be with a "view to making recommendations on how the industries may be further developed".

The Committee has been asked to present its report to the Parliament no later than 30 September 2005.

Dated: 1 February 2005

Responsible Minister:
Hon. John Pandazopoulos, MP
Minister for Racing

Public Hearings


Melbourne Public Hearings scheduled for 24 October 2005
Venue: 8th Floor, 35 Spring Street, Melbourne

Government Response

The Government Response to the Inquiry was tabled 21 June 2007.